Future Shock - Chapters 12-13 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 12-13 Summary and Analysis

Super-industrialism will change most of what society believes about democracy and choice. Individual choice is a part of democracy but this may change in the future as society becomes more standardized. As a result of increased science and technology, there is less choice and more standardization. This, according to Toffler, is not true. The future may result in an over abundance of choices for the individual as society moves towards the negation of standardization. The United States is ahead of Europe in this respected. Technology lowers costs and allows for more individual choices. All of this fosters diversity.

Technology in the auto industry resulted in increased choice for the American consumer as foreign made cars become available. There is greater diversity in terms of colors and options. Another example of diversity, this time cultural diversity, is in the number...

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